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  • 8 Types of Shoulder Surgeries

    Shoulder surgery is often necessary for many common shoulder problems. Procedures can range from minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures to more traditional ​open surgeries using a scalpel and sutures.1 Arthroscopic surgery is a type of surgery where instruments are inserted through keyhole-sized incisions in your shoulder.

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  • Biceps Tendinitis: What Is It and What to Do About It

    Tendons are pieces of connective tissue that bind your muscles to bones. Like any part of the body, injury or overuse can lead to pain or inflammation in your tendons. This condition is called tendinitis.

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  • Hand, Wrist, And Arm Pain While Exercising

    Most exercise-related pain is dull and spreads over a larger area of your arms or legs. This is normal. When it seems to be sharp pain focused in one spot that you can pinpoint with a finger, it may indicate a muscle strain of a tendon inflammation. Popping, clicking, or grinding in the muscles or tendons are signs of strain.

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  • Tennis Elbow: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is swelling, inflammation, and subsequent tearing of the tendons in your forearm. These tissues, which attach muscle to bone, can become overtaxed with repetitive use, causing an aching or burning pain that gets worse when you grip or lift something.

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  • Wrist Pain Causes

    Wrist pain has a lot of possible causes, including a sprain, tendonitis, arthritis, and fractures. Some may heal with rest, while others may need treatment and/or be chronic issues that have the potential to cause long-term pain in the wrist.

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  • American Board of. Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Stanford Medicine